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    Paulémile Pissarro (French, 1884-1972)
    La rivière
    Oil on board
    10-5/8 x 13-3/4 inches (27.0 x 34.9 cm)
    Signed lower right: Paulémile Pissarro

    Property from a Palm Beach Estate

    Artist's studio;
    Wally Findlay Galleries, Palm Beach, acquired from the above, January 1968;
    Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1968.

    The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by Lélia Pissarro.

    More information about Pissarro, Paulémile.

    Condition Report*: On stable board. Minor frame abrasion to extreme edges with associated chipping, not visible in the current frame. Finely patterned craquelure. A few small dots of loss, not immediately apparent due to surface texture. Yellowing to the varnish layer. Surface dirt and dust accumulation to the recesses on areas of thick impasto.
    Under UV: varnish fluoresces green unevenly. Modern pigments fluoresce, commensurate with age.
    Framed Dimensions 18 X 21 Inches
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    Auction Dates
    June, 2021
    10th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 8
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